Updated at the bottom with all known street closures. (See also: "Obama Totally Screws Up Gay Activists' Plans to Protest His L.A. Visit Tomorrow.")
Originally posted May 9 at 9:15 a.m.
We might as well get used to President Obama making campaign stops in Los Angeles. His most moneyed and importan ... More >>
Update: The Chinese grad students were reportedly studying electrical engineering. More police details and student reactions after the jump.
A man and a woman murdered in their BMW near the USC campus this morning were graduate students from China, according to the LAPD. They are both thought to ha ... More >>
ABC7Minifie's deadly weapon.An insane car crash in Westlake last Thursday was overshadowed by two other big L.A. crime stories that day: The guy who shot up a Hollywood apartment before setting it on fire, and the ICE-officer shooting in Long Beach.
But the crimes of alleged kidnapper Jeffre ... More >>
Updated at the bottom: There are now two hands, and two feet, to match the head.
Originally posted January 17 at 5:15 p.m.
No, this is not a bad zombie movie. This is life in Los Angeles, where for whatever twisted reason, our true-life slayings are often sicker than our on-screen ones.
A human h ... More >>
Updated at the bottom with an official arrest (the third since Thursday). Fire officials now count 53 blazes in the arson spree. First posted at 2:48 a.m. Monday.
The L.A. arson fires have sated the city's everlasting expectation for the criminally bizarre, but so far there's no Michael Connelly en ... More >>
Not everyone's buying L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and LAPD Chief Charlie Beck's glowing review of police performance during last week's raid of Occupy L.A.
A hacker group under Twitter handle @CabinCr3w just published the personal information of about two dozen LAPD officers on Tumblr. T ... More >>
Timothy Norris'EDC' ravers.The Los Angeles Coliseum Commission on Friday heard recommendations from a law firm charged with examining issues related to last month's massive Electric Daisy Carnival rave, which included going on with the shows so long as concertgoers are 18 and older, drug-use ... More >>
Trends may come and go, but there will always be young people gravitating towards music that's dark, dramatic and a little raw around the edges. Though the kids dressed in black now might be more into Interpol, The Killers and AFI than Joy Division, The Cure and Sisters of Mercy, they're probably re ... More >>